Quinn scores 19, Monmouth D squeezes Saint Peter’s 61-44
Monmouth (2-13, 1-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) led 25-20 at halftime — its best defensive half of the season for points allowed — and blasted away on a 13-4 run to open the second half. The Hawks scored 23 points off 22 Saint Peter’s turnovers and added 22 more at the line thanks to 24 Peacocks fouls. Quinn was 9 of 12 at the free-throw line, Ray Salnave 4 of 5.
Monmouth has won two of its last three after starting the season with 12 losses.
Saint Peter’s grabbed a quick 11-2 lead, but a five-minute scoring drought later helped Monmouth grab the lead for good, 16-14 on a Chaput drive.
Dallas Watson scored 13 to lead the Peacocks (4-10, 1-1) Davauhnte Turner added 12. Watson was harried into six turnovers, Sam Idowu made three baskets and had four turnovers.